A June 1991 AIDS protest. Photo by Genyphyr Novak.
ACT UP in Chicago Pride circa 1990. Photo by Lisa Howe-Ebright.
The huge 1987 AIDS Foundation of Chicago gala featuring Angela Lansbury, Oprah Winfrey, Peter Allen, the gay and lesbian choral groups and more. Photo by David Miller, Outlines/Windy City Times.
Dr. Ron Sable (left) speaks with activist David Bell (right), who had chained himself to the fence of Gov. Jim Thompson's home to protest draconian state AIDS legislation in 1987. Hundreds of people marched on Thompson's home. Both Sable and Bell later died of AIDS. Photo from Outlines archives.
Mary Patten, Saundra Johnson and Debbie Gould on a “Freedom Bed” protest downtown. Photo by Steve Dalber, courtesy Mary Patten.
The 1988 display of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt in Chicago, at Navy Pier. Photo by Lisa Howe-Ebright.
DAGMAR marches in the 1980s. Photo courtesy Mary Patten.